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May 3, 2018

eBay partners with Pitney Bowes for sellers in US

US-based online retailer eBay has extended its multi-year partnership with global technology company Pitney Bowes enabling its sellers to sell internationally and ship domestically.

US-based online retailer eBay has extended its multi-year partnership with global technology company Pitney Bowes enabling its sellers to sell internationally and ship domestically.

As part of the deal, eBay sellers in the country can use the Global Shipping Programme (GSP) to gain access to millions of buyers across the world.

Powered by Pitney Bowes technology and logistics services, GSP allows sellers to manage duties and taxes calculation, customs forms, as well as international shipping and tracking.

eBay B2C and seller experience vice-president Bob Kupbens said: “eBay gives sellers the platform, solutions, and support they need to grow their businesses and thrive.

“eBay gives sellers the platform, solutions, and support they need to grow their businesses and thrive.”

“Our partnership with Pitney Bowes has allowed us to help eBay sellers grow their businesses by reaching millions of buyers around the world. We’re excited to extend our partnership with Pitney Bowes and continue on this journey together.”

Under the partnership, Pitney Bowes is responsible for managing the complexities of cross-border e-commerce transactions and shipments.

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The technology company enables eBay sellers to print USPS postage labels directly from their accounts with the online retailer.

Pitney Bowes commerce services president Lila Snyder said: “Pitney Bowes and eBay provide the foundation for GSP, but its incredible growth is a testament to the drive and creativity of eBay sellers.

“GSP attracts millions of buyers every year and we look forward to continuing to help eBay and its sellers meet their demands.”

In 2014, eBay introduced the GSP service in the UK to assist millions of sellers to reach international buyers.